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CIMICIFUGA racemosa 'Pink Spike'

Commonly known as Black cohosh, Black snakeroot

Black foliage and flowers which open pink
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Available again from SEPTEMBER 2020 - This plant will be delivered when new stock arrives in early autumn
individually £13.00 each, 3+ £11.00 each

Delivery Information Available again from SEPTEMBER 2020

 

  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height - 1.2m-2.2m (4-7ft)
  • Spread - 60cm (24in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - clump forming perennial. Basal leaves to 40cm (16in) long. Slender, branched stems. Flowers deepen in colour as they age.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Partial shade
  • Caution, toxic if eaten - Do not eat these plants. - berries
  • Additional Features - Berries - These plants have berries.
  • Good to know - faded flowerheads look attractive in the winter garden. Wildlife plant - bottlebrush-like spikes are attractive to butterflies late in the season
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - eastern North America.
  • Flower Shape - Racemes - - 60cm (24in) long of flowers 0.5-1.5 (¼-½in) long
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers - - unpleasantly scented.
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich.
  • Wildlife - Butterfly friendly -
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1.2m-2.2m (4-7ft)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Average Person
  60cm (24in)
 

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